Duck Springs Elementary School

10180 Duck Springs Rd
Attalla, AL 35954
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Duck Springs Elementary School serves 173 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Duck Springs Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Duck Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Duck Springs Elementary School's student population of 173 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Duck Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Duck Springs Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#213 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
81%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.320.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Duck Springs Elementary School is Gaston High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitesboro Elementary School (4.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boaz Whitesboro Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
    4.0 miles
    5080 Leeth Gap Rd
    Boaz, AL 35956
    (256) 593-5406
    4 PK-5 284
  • Gadsden Highland Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 189 students
    4.5 miles
    3156 Tabor Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-7409
    4.5 PK-6 189
  • Gadsden Gaston High School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 562 students
    6.7 miles
    4550 Us Highway 411
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-8828
    6.7 K-12 562
  • Boaz Sardis Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
    7.0 miles
    1415 Sardis Drive
    Boaz, AL 35956
    (256) 622-1120
    7 6-8 383
  • Gadsden Mitchell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
    7.3 miles
    1501 Noccalula Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-2711
    7.3 K-5 353

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